The city of Lancaster, with a total population of 8,212, experienced 211 arrests over the past three years. During 2017, the arrest rate totaled 80.37 per 10,000 residents. This represents a 74.61% difference making Lancaster lower than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. Of those, 10 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Lancaster also handled 56 arrests for property crimes during 2017. Compared to Blackstone and Bolton, Lancaster is a more dangerous place to live.
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The city of Lancaster experienced a higher rate of non-violent crime. During 2017, Lancaster totaled 10 violent crimes and 56 non-violent crimes.
During 2007-2017, Lancaster experienced 93 violent crimes. Of those, 1 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter, another 18 were for legacy rape, 15 were for robbery, and 59 were for aggravated assault.
It is situated in Worcester county, Massachusetts with a total number of 12 employees - 1 female, 10 male officers and 1 civilians. Lancaster PD ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is MA0142300, it belongs to the New England division in the Northeast region with a region code of Region I.